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Procurement Risk Manager

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Planned Parenthood is the nation’s leading provider and advocate of high-quality, affordable sexual and reproductive health care for all people, as well as the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With more than 600 health centers across the country, Planned Parenthood organizations serve all patients with care and compassion, with respect, and without judgment, striving to create equitable access to health care. Through health centers, programs in schools and communities, and online resources, Planned Parenthood is a trusted source of reliable education and information that allows people to make informed health decisions. We do all this because we care passionately about helping people lead healthier lives.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that supports the independently incorporated Planned Parenthood affiliates operating health centers across the U.S. Planned Parenthood Action Fund is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit membership organization formed as the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The Action Fund engages in educational, advocacy, and electoral activity, including grassroots organizing, legislative advocacy, and voter education.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and Planned Parenthood Action Fund
(PPAF) seek a knowledgeable and experienced Procurement Risk Manager. This job reports to
the Associate Director, Procurement in the procurement department within the Finance division
of PPFA. The procurement department negotiates costs and prepares contracts to ensure that
PPFA acquires the goods and services critical to achieving its mission timely and cost
Together with a team of individual contributor risk specialists, they will enable and actively
deliver risk management for the suppliers. The Procurement Risk Manager reports to the
Associate Director, Procurement, who in conjunction with the Director of Procurement will set
the overall strategy, direction, and priorities of the entire team and the function overall.
● Develop, implement, own, and execute third-party risk management processes in
coordination in alignment with PPFA’s Third Party Risk Management and Partner Intake
● Recommend upgrades and adjustments, as needed, to strengthen, improve, and
expedite PPFA’s Third Party Risk Management framework in collaboration with Associate
Director, Procurement.
● Leverage risk data and third party risk systems to monitor, manage and report out on
third party risk.
● Develop sound, cost-effective strategies for the purchasing of goods and services used
by PPFA.
● Elevate or escalate risk issues and mitigation options in a timely manner
The Procurement Risk Manager partners closely with cross-functional stakeholders to manage
third party risk and is responsible for consolidating risk management practices across our key
supplier and business units in collaboration with risk stakeholders in IT/IS and Legal.
● Work closely with the Office of the General Counsel to make sure contracts and terms
are most favorable for Planned Parenthood and meet or exceed policy requirements.
● Operate as the escalation point for procurement risk management, including being
seen as a ‘go-to resource’ across the organization.
● Partnering with Contract Managers/Specialists to understand contractual risks.
● Influence suppliers and business partners to ensure compliance with risk management
policies, and to drive findings and violations to closure.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):
● Bachelor’s Degree in Business preferred.
● Advanced/strong work experience in managing the risk and compliance issues.
● Familiarity with Coupa spend management software or similar procure-to-pay solutions.
● Experience developing and completing third party risk assessments.
● Strong business background; experience gathering and interpreting risks and
associated impacts in context of financial and operational concerns.
● Strong background in Operational Risk principles, General Risk & Compliance (GRC)
systems and various technologies focused on managing ongoing third party risks.
● Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
● Strong oral and written communication skills.
● Commitment to PPFA’s mission and diversity, equity, and inclusion, particularly
surrounding race equity.
● A deep commitment to Planned Parenthood’s mission of promoting Sexual and
Reproductive Health.
Travel: As needed
Total offer package to include generous vacation + sick leave + paid holidays, individual/family provided medical, dental and vision benefits effective day 1, life insurance, short/long term disability, paid family leave and 401k. We also offer voluntary opt-in for Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Transportation/Commuter accounts.
We value a truly diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity and belonging. Our goal is to attract qualified candidates and encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We're committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.
PPFA participates in the E-Verify program and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Roles that are denoted as NYC, DC, or both will work a hybrid schedule, requiring 2-3 days per week in the office unless the role is denoted as onsite, which requires working onsite full time or 5 days per week.